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Returnees: who are they, why are they (not) coming back and how should we deal with them? Assessing policies on returning foreign terrorist fighters in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands

Some 5000 men, women and children have travelled from Europe to Syria and Iraq since 2012. An estimated 1500 of these foreign terrorist fighters (FTF) have returned so far. Belgium, […]

Events

Towards a world without nuclear tests : Fulfilling the promise

Egmont Palace, Place du Petit Sablon, 8bis, 1000 Brussels

More than 20 years ago, the world took a decisive step to ban nuclear tests forever: the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) was opened for signature. The Treaty foresees a definitive […]

The Crime-Terror Nexus in Belgium and Luxembourg

Egmont Palace, Place du Petit Sablon, 8bis, Brussels

It has become common to point out the connections that exist between criminality and terrorism. In Belgium, like elsewhere, we have witnessed petty criminals (as well as grand bandits) joining […]